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Monthly Archives: March 2007

Stem Cells 101

What it is (and isn't), why it's promising, and who can benefit. Embryonic Stem Cells Hold Tremendous Promise The suffering of millions could end These cells could be the 'missing link' needed to cure some of the...

Stem cell grants come with dash of criticism

Carl T. Hall, Chronicle Science Writer One of the state's most prominent stem cell researchers was judged to be a little "naive" on some technical areas. Another scientist was questioned as to whether he has...

This Spring, Stop and Smell the Tax Deductions!

Let’s face it - tax time isn’t fun for ANYONE. If you live with a spinal cord injury or other Disability, it can be even more of a challenge to get those taxes...

Ireland is set to play a significant role in field of stem cell research

Gary Culliton looks at progress in the field of stem cell research and finds that Ireland could be a major player as developments unfold over the next five years, particularly in NUI Galway's Regenerative...

Many promises of stem cell research

Stem cells have been dogged by political and ethical controversies because some are derived from discarded human embryos, and because of fear and confusion about links with human reproductive cloning. The future of stem cell...

Committee passes dueling bills on stem cell research

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers tackled the issue of stem-cell research Tuesday facing the same question that dominates a national debate: Should taxpayers fund research that involves destroying human embryos? That question played the key role...

Paralyzed teen forced to reset goals

PORT ST. LUCIE — Seventeen-year-old Tiffany Przenkop saw her friend screaming from under the dashboard and flames shooting from under the hood when she realized she couldn't move. She saw a passing trucker put out...

Wheels in Motion ready to roll

Rick Hansen event raises funds for spinal cord injuries and research Powell River's third annual Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion takes place from 10 am to 1 pm, on Sunday, June 10 at the Powell...

Spinal injury patient shows improvement

Chandigarh, March 28: A spinal cord injury victim who was a subject of stem cell experimentation at PGI has shown tremendous progress, doctors said today. Uggar Sain had undergone surgery and after adequate decompression...

Increase in spinal cord injury noted

The number of spinal cord injuries among the older population has increased dramatically over the last three decades. Falls are a leading cause of spinal cord injury and this is becoming particularly true for the...